15 May 2019.





The University of Copenhagen- PhD fellow in Theoretical high-energy physics

The Niels Bohr Institute, Faculty of Science at University of Copenhagen is offering a Ph.D. scholarship in theoretical high-energy physics commencing 01.10.2019 or as soon as possible thereafter.

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The aim of this project is to understand the thermodynamic behavior of gauge theories via integrability.
Applicants should have a solid background in quantum field theory, string theory, and the gauge-gravity duality.
Job description 
The position is available for a 3-year period and your key tasks as a PhD student at SCIENCE are:
  • To manage and carry through your research project
  • Attend PhD courses
  • Write scientific articles and your PhD thesis
  • Teach and disseminate your research
  • To stay at an external research institution for a few months, preferably abroad
  • Work for the department

Opportunity Focus Areas:

  • Physics.

Required Languages


Eligible Countries


Program Period

3 years.

From 01.10.2019 or as soon as possible thereafter..

Eligibility Requirements (Criteria)

  1. The University wishes its staff to reflect the diversity of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background.
  2. Applicants should hold an MSc degree in Physics (obtained before the start of the position) with outstanding results.
  3. Applicants should have good English skills.
  4. As criteria for the assessment of your qualifications, emphasis will also be laid on previous publications (if any) and relevant work experience.

Opportunity Cost


  • The starting salary is currently at a minimum DKK 322,642 (approx. €43,015) including annual supplement (+ pension up to DKK 44,567).
  • Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.

How to Apply

First Step: Your online application must be submitted in English by clicking ‘Apply now’

Second Step: Your application must include the following documents/attachments – all in PDF format:

  1. Cover Letter, detailing your motivation and background for applying for the specific Ph.D. project.
  2. CV
  3. Diploma and transcripts of records (BSc and MSc)
  4. Acceptance Letter for the relevant MSc Programme at SCIENCE, if any
  5. Other information for consideration, e.g. list of publications (if any),
  6. Full contact details (Name, address, telephone & email) of 1-3 professional referees.

NOTE: Please arrange for the reference letters to be send directly to by the deadline.

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